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I have a 4AF Carby engine. I have replaced the plugs, leads, oil+filter, head gasket, waterpump, radiator and given the carby a clean and changed the air filter. I still seem to lose power on take-off (stationary) but cant figure out why? It mainly happens when it is cold, and it was more regular before I cleaned the carby. After I cleaned it, I took it for a test run and ran beaut, until now. I did notice that it is idling a bit higher, and that the hose at the immediate front that runs from the air intake to the top of the exhaust manifold has deteriorated badly. Could this be contributing to the loss of power at acceleration?

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Its very possible that it could if it were a vacuum hose that's cracked or trashed.This could definitely cause the symptoms that your experiencing with your car.

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